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Francisco Javier Estrada Alvarado

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Family
Wife Cecilia, children Jonathan, Cecilia Guadalupe, Luis Eduardo and Dulce Leticia
Residence
Saltillo, MEX
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2005 in Saltillo, Mexico.
Why this sport?
He took part in a popular race in Saltillo and liked it.
Club / Team
Club Gato Araiza: Saltillo, MEX
Name of coach
Susana Herrera; Rosa Montalvo [national], MEX

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Mexico
Location
Seoul, KOR

General interest

Nicknames
El Rayo [The Bolt] (archivo.vanguardia.com.mx, 14 May 2015)
Most influential person in career
His family. (enresumen.click, 12 Aug 2015)
Hero / Idol
Ethiopian runner Haile Gebrselassie. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Practice without pain is worthless." (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-26 11
Men's 5000 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-29 9